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Pacific Orchid Exposition
Fri-Sun, Feb 22-24. Times Vary

The San Francisco Orchid Society’s 67th annual Pacific Orchid Exposition showcases more than 150,000 gorgeous, unusual, and rare orchids on display as well as for sale at the Hall of Flowers in Golden Gate Park.

Austrian conductor Manfred Honeck returns to the SF Symphony to lead a program of ballroom elegance and intoxicating Romanticism.

Hello, Dolly!
Fri-Sun, Feb 22-Mar 17. Times Vary

Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley stars in Hello, Dolly! – the universally acclaimed smash that NPR calls, “the best show of the year!” Winner of four Tony Awards including Best Revival Musical, this is a must-see production!

Fri-Sun, Feb 22-Mar 31. Times Vary

The Landmark Musical Theatre's revival of the Tony Award-winning Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice musical will take a new look at the iconic Eva Perón and her ascent to the top as the First Lady of Argentina.

Chinese New Year Parade
Sat, Feb 23. 6PM-8PM

Named one of the top ten parades in the world by the International Festivals & Events Association, the Southwest Airlines Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco is one of the few remaining illuminated nighttime parades in North America. It's the biggest parade celebrating the Lunar New Year outside of Asia.

Events Coming Soon:

17th Annual Pour Your Support Fri, Mar 1. 7PM-10PM

Noise Pop Festival Fri-Sun, Mar 1-3. Times Vary

San Francisco History Days Sat-Sun, Mar 2-3. Times Vary

End of Winter Dance Celebration Sun, Mar 3. 3:30PM-5:30PM

SFGC Presents: Modern Masters Sun, Mar 3. 4PM

North Bay

Eight local artisan wineries open their cellars for a special afternoon of tastings and pairings during this annual event. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the production facilities, meet winemakers, and more.

3rd Annual Broadway Bash

Sat, Feb 23. 6PM

The third annual Broadway Bash, Cinnabar Theater’s signature gala fundraiser, showcases the very best of Cinnabar: professional actors and singers together with the best and brightest from their Young Repertory. Enjoy an evening of entertainment, auctions, food, and libations.

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Sat, Feb 23. 8PM

2018 marked the 25th anniversary of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s remarkable arrival onto the music scene, revitalizing swing music, and bringing the genre to a younger audience with their high-energy shows.

Family Funday: Tacos

Sun, Feb 24. 1:30PM-2:30PM

Add another recipe to your family cookbook. Learn how to make delicious tacos at the California Institute of Americas, from spicing to hand-pressed tortillas you can replicate at home.

The Ugly Duckling
Sun, Feb 24. 2PM

Lightwire Theater is an award-winning company that produces glow-in-the-dark shows meant to entertain audiences of all ages. The company will perform their rendition of "The Ugly Duckling," a classic story given an original and illuminated twist.

Events Coming Soon:

The Irish Rovers Fri, Mar 1. 8PM

Fiesta Mexicana Sat, Mar 2. 7PM

Native Expressions Sat-Sun, Mar 2-Jun 29. Times Vary

A Eurythmy Recital Sun, Mar 3. 3PM

East Bay

The 7 Fingers: Reversible
Fri-Sun, Feb 22-24. Times Vary

Montreal's award-winning contemporary circus troupe presents "Reversible," a playful and poignant exploration of the role ancestors play in the shaping of modern identities. Through astonishing acrobatics, aerial stunts, and dynamic dance movement, the artists build an intergenerational bridge between past and present, then and now.

Paradise Square
Fri-Sun, Feb 22-Mar 3. Times Vary

It’s 1863 and in the Manhattan neighborhood of Five Points, Black and Irish Americans live side by side; for a brief period realizing racial harmony. However, the Civil War results in a first-ever Federal draft, as whites are called to enlist while blacks are barred from serving. Will the hard-won bonds of friendship, community, and family in the Five Points prevail or be severed forever?

The Art of Living Black

Fri-Sun, Feb 22-Mar 8. Times Vary

The 23rd annual “The Art of Living Black” Jingletown Art Studios feature Bay Area artists of African descent. The show includes sculptors, painters, mixed media artists, photographers, zine makers, illustrators, and doll makers.

Bubbles & Bacon
Sat, Feb 23. 4PM-7PM

Enjoy food pairings of champagne and bacon at the inaugural Bubbles & Bacon event. All proceeds go directly to benefitting the Pleasanton Downtown Association, a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the economic vitality and hometown character of downtown Pleasanton.

Sun, Feb 24. 12:30PM-7PM

The 2nd Annual Black Joy Parade is a live experience that celebrates the black community and provides a space to enjoy black culture, past, present, and future.

Moonlight Comedy: Stand Up Under the Stars!

Wed, Feb 27.


Held every week, this live stand up comedy showcase is located in the heart of downtown Oakland and features some of the best local and traveling comedians as seen on Comedy Central, HBO, MTV & Viceland.

Events Coming Soon:

Berkeley Dance Project 2019: The Body Remembers Fri-Sat, Mar 1-2. 8PM

Ah, Wilderness! Fri-Sun, Mar 1-3. Times Vary

Brooklyn Bridge Fri-Sun, Mar 1-23. Times Vary

Mamma Mia! Sat-Sun, Mar 2-15. Times Vary

Circus Panopticon Sat-Sun, Mar 2-17. Times Vary


Warren Chang: Voice of the Fields
Fri-Sun, Feb 22-Jun 16. 11AM-5PM

Monterey artist Warren Chang will present an exhibition of paintings titled Voice of the Fields. The exhibition showcases Chang’s large scale luminous paintings of the community who labor in the farms around the Salinas Valley. 

Santana Row welcomes the Year of The Pig with an afternoon of Lunar New Year festivities presented by NTD Television and The Epoch Times. Enjoy the exciting drumbeats and crashing cymbals of the lion dances, plus other fascinating cultural performances on a large stage in Santana Row Park.

Jessica Lang Dance

Sat, Feb 23. 7:30PM

Hammer Theatre Center presents Jessica Lang Dance, a final chance to see the lauded New York City-based dance company dedicated to enriching and inspiring global audiences with its immersive performances. Jessica Lang transforms classical ballet language into artfully crafted, emotionally engaging works.

Great Train Show
Sat-Sun, Feb 23-24. 10AM-4PM

The Great Train Show is the nation's only coast-to-coast model train show. The show is designed for the general public, modelers, hobbyists, families, and the plain curious. Each show features hundreds of tables of trains and accessories for sale, huge operating exhibits, activities for kids, and more.

The Brass Ring

Sun, Feb 24. 3PM

The San Jose Wind Symphony is thrilled to welcome the upbeat and irreverent Dallas Brass for an afternoon of great music. One of America’s foremost musical ensembles, the group augments the traditional brass quintet with a full complement of drums and percussion, creating a uniquely exciting sound. Don’t miss it!

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